Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for BizTalk Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BizTalk Server over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft BizTalk Server
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 112 101
Rank change year-on-year +29 -11 -
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 6 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.49% 0.27% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.30% 1.49% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 14
Cheshire median daily rate £431 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.68% +0.13% -
10th Percentile £362 £400 £363
90th Percentile £513 £401 £475
North West median daily rate £375 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -11.76% +2.41% +27.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

BizTalk Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 182 336 230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.77% 18.03% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 217 107
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £263 £237 £210
90th Percentile £500 £543 £505
North West median daily rate £375 £387 £375
% change year-on-year -2.98% +3.07% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 23
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £20.89 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.61% -24.04% +37.50%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.10 £13.60
90th Percentile £33.00 £34.50 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £20.39 £21.00
% change year-on-year -21.53% -2.90% +4.69%

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing BizTalk Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for BizTalk Server in Cheshire

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BizTalk Server in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in Cheshire

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BizTalk Server in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BizTalk Server in Cheshire

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BizTalk Server in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in Cheshire

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BizTalk Server within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +37 5 £375 -6.37%
BizTalk Server
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) DevExpress
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Core
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Core
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) OO

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Moq
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Migration Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Core
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Core
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Express
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) DevExpress